Who was kicked off American Idol tonight was not going to be an easy choice for the voters with five truly talented girls to choose from. Plus, there was always the chance that the American Idol judges would decide to defy the voters and keep whichever finalist they decided to rank last.
No matter what happened, it was bound to be something of a shock to the system in a historic year with the first ever female Top 5 finalists. Are you ready for the American Idol spoilers on who was eliminated tonight (or was saved by the judges)? Read on to find out!
Before the Top 5 American Idol results show tonight, our predictions were pretty firm on which two ladies would end up in the bottom two. From the voting history so far on American Idol Season 12, and the current social media ranking of the Top 5, we guessed the two finalists with the lowest votes would be Janelle Arthur and Amber Holcomb.
If Janelle landed last, we weren’t really sure if the American Idol judges would use their save to keep her in the competition. Of all the Top 5 ladies, the judges just seem to like her the least. Plus, there really isn’t room for two country girls to split the vote much longer, and Kree Harrison is obviously the more versatile and beloved between the two.
However, if Amber ranked last, we were dead certain the judges would use their save on her in their last chance to do so this season. They can never heap enough praise on Amber and it would be a shock if they were not unanimous in agreeing she should have the chance to go another round.
Ready to find out which of the finalists made it through to next week? Click through our gallery of their Top 5 performance photos below to find out!